2438. himas
Strong's Concordance
himas: a thong, strap
Original Word: ἱμάς, άντος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: himas
Phonetic Spelling: (hee-mas')
Definition: a thong, strap
Usage: a thong, strap, (a) for binding a man who is to be flogged, (b) for fastening a sandal or shoe.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
a thong, strap
NASB Translation
thong (3), thongs (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2438: ἱμάς

ἱμάς, ἱμαντος, (from ἵημι to send; namely, a vessel, which was tied to thongs of leather and let down into a well for the purpose of drawing water; hence, ἱμάω also, to draw something made fast to a thong or rope (recent etymol. connect it with Skt. si to bind; cf. Curtius, § 602; Vanicek, p. 1041)); from Homer down; a thong of leather, a strap; in the N. T. of the thongs with which captives or criminals were either bound or beaten (see προτείνω), Acts 22:25 (4 Macc. 9:11; Sir. 30:35); of the thongs or ties by which sandals were fastened to the feet, Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16; John 1:27 (so also in Isaiah 5:27; Xenophon, anab. 4, 5, 14; Plutarch, symp. 4, 2, 3; Suidas ἱμάς. σφαιρωτήρ σανδαλιου, ζανιχιον, οἷον τό λωριον τοῦ ὑποδήματος).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a thong, strap

Perhaps from the same as hama; a strap, i.e. (specially) the tie (of a sandal) or the lash (of a scourge) -- latchet, thong.

see GREEK hama

Forms and Transliterations
ιμαντα ιμάντα ἱμάντα ιμάντες ιμάντι ιμάσι ιμασιν ιμάσιν ἱμᾶσιν himanta himánta himasin himâsin imanta imasin
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Englishman's Concordance
Mark 1:7 N-AMS
GRK: λῦσαι τὸν ἱμάντα τῶν ὑποδημάτων
NAS: and untie the thong of His sandals.
KJV: after me, the latchet of whose shoes
INT: to untie the strap of the sandals

Luke 3:16 N-AMS
GRK: λῦσαι τὸν ἱμάντα τῶν ὑποδημάτων
NAS: to untie the thong of His sandals;
KJV: I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes
INT: to untie the strap of the sandals

John 1:27 N-AMS
GRK: αὐτοῦ τὸν ἱμάντα τοῦ ὑποδήματος
NAS: after me, the thong of whose
KJV: whose shoe's latchet I am
INT: of him the strap of the sandal

Acts 22:25 N-DMP
GRK: αὐτὸν τοῖς ἱμᾶσιν εἶπεν πρὸς
NAS: they stretched him out with thongs, Paul
KJV: they bound him with thongs, Paul said
INT: him with the whips said to

Strong's Greek 2438
4 Occurrences

ἱμάντα — 3 Occ.
ἱμᾶσιν — 1 Occ.

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